Millets, the SUPER CROP

Millets are staple cereals in prehistoric times originated in Northern eastern Africa. The secondary center of origin is India. It is one of the oldet human foods,first domesticated cereals grain.Sumerians in west Asia were farming millet since 3000 BC.Since 3rd millennium BC it have been harvested from Kazakhstan to Thailand to India.By the end of […]

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Pomegranate,a crowned fruit

Pomegranate is a sweet ,tart fruit with non edible thick red skin.Its scientific name is Punica granatum derived from Latin word pomum (apple) granatum (grained) meaning apple of many grains and seeds. It is one of the ancient fruits originated in Persia and its cultivation spreaded across the world from Mediterranean area to Arabia to […]

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OBESITY, a burden on healthcare

Overweight and obesity are defined as abnormal or excessive fat accumulation that may impair health.Basal metabolic index (BMI) is a simple index of weight for height to classify overweight ,obesity in adults. So, BMI between 25.1kg/m2 to 29.9 kg/m2 is considered as overweight ,while BMI above 30 kg/m2 is categorized as obesity. According to WHO, […]

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HAND HYGIENE

“ROSES ARE RED, SKY IS BLUE, WASH YOUR HANDS PROPERLY OTHERWISE DISEASE WILL STICK TO YOU “ Hand hygiene is considered as the prime component for infection control. It can alone can remarkably reduce the risk of cross transmission of infection , as it decreases the risk of diarrhea by 25-40%, Gastrointestinal diseases by 29-57%, […]

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Hello world!

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